“The Banishment of Patrick Brady”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: first half 19C (Zimmermann)
Keywords: battle emigration escape rescue America Ireland religious


Patrick Brady is "forced to banishment ... for being an upright Irishman that loved the shamrock green." At Carmanrock fair he and his comrades fought against those who swore to pull down the church. Brady is arrested but rescued and escapes to America.

Cross references


  1. Zimmermann 33, "The New Song on the Banishment of Patrick Brady" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Zimm033